January weather forecast and climate
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Nosy-Varika, Madagascar, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.5°C (76.1°F) and 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.5°C (76.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 33.7°C (92.7°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Nosy-Varika, Madagascar, during January, the rain falls for 26.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 229mm (9.02") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 254.5 rainfall days, and 1408mm (55.43") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Nosy-Varika is 28.4°C (83.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Nosy-Varika are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Nosy-Varika?

The warmest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.5°C (76.1°F).

What is the temperature in January in Nosy-Varika?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Nosy-Varika, is 28.6°C (83.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in January is appraised at 33.7°C (92.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Nosy-Varika?

The average relative humidity in January in Nosy-Varika is 80%.

How much does it rain in Nosy-Varika in January?

In Nosy-Varika, Madagascar, in January, during 26.8 rainfall days, 229mm (9.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Nosy-Varika?

In January, the average sea temperature in Nosy-Varika, Madagascar, is 28.4°C (83.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in January in Nosy-Varika?

In January, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Nosy-Varika?

The average sunshine in January in Nosy-Varika, Madagascar, is 9.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Nosy-Varika?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in Nosy-Varika?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average temperature in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average pressure in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1022.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average wind speed in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are May and June (10.6km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average humidity in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (78%).

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Average rainfall in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average rainfall in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in January: 229mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (254mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (37mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average rainfall days in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall days in January: 26.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (27.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (14.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average sea temperature in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.4°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (24.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average daylight in January: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average sunshine days in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average sunshine days in January: 1.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average UV index in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average cloud cover in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average cloud cover in January: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in January
Nosy-Varika, Madagascar

Average visibility in January - Nosy-Varika, Madagascar
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and March (9km).

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